The Root of Compassion

Yet another reason to respect the learning abilities of babies.

Infants as young as 7 months have the ability to perceive and understand another person’s point of view, according to a new studyin the journal Science.

Previously, it was thought that this ability, known as “theory of mind,” did not develop until age 3 or 4.

Infants Seen Grasping Point of View of Others – NYTimes.com

 

 

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